Sparks, Asa U.
Age: 35, credited to Dover, VT
Unit(s): 34th MA INF
Service: enl, Colrain, MA, 12/10/63, Pvt, Co. D, 34th MA INF, kia, 6/5/64, near Piedmont, VA (gsw)
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Birth: 06/30/1826, Dover, VT
Burial: Buried in an unmarked grave, , VA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Caroline E., 9/10/1864
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Killed in action near Piedmont, VA
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Local Notes and Gossip.
The body of Mrs. Caroline E. Sparks, 80, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.H.Donelson, in Colrain, Mass., Friday, was brought to Brattleboro Monday for burial in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Sparks was a former resident of Brattleboro, going to Colrain about 30 years aog. She was the widow of Asa U. Sparks, who was killed while serving in the Union army during the War of the Rebellion. Mr. and Mrs. Donelson accompanied the body to Brattleboro.
Source: Windham County Reformer, 7 Apr 1905
Contributed by Gail Lynde.